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A classic slice of amateur British motor sport at Silverstone for the '8 Clubs Race Meet'.
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The '8 Clubs Race Meet' at Silverstone was the coming together of some of the largest motor racing clubs in the country. The competition was popular because of its chaotic nature: loose entry requirements and a handicap system which allowed a highly disparate variety of car classes to compete. Highlights include a hell-for-leather standing start and a female racing driver.